a position in a company or an organisation, especially one which shows how important someone is relative to others
ExamplesAll managers are of equal rank. • Promotion means moving up from a lower rank.
in rank order
in order according to position of importance
  1. to classify in order of importance
    ExampleCandidates are ranked in order of their test results.
  2. to be in a position
    ExamplesThe non-voting shares rank equally with the voting shares. • Deferred ordinary shares do not rank for dividend.

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